chloride chloride  /ˈklɔ raɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any compound containing a chlorine atom
  2. (n) any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion)

Usage(s):

  1. Vinyl chloride is a colorless gas that has been used as a propellant in such popular products as hair, disinfectant and insect sprays.
  2. Sea salt, like table salt, is made of sodium chloride.
  3. Four times a day he gets gold chloride injections; every two hours he takes a tonic.

News

  1. Extension request on chloride plan to be considered this week

    Santa Clarita Valley residents could win an extra 30 days to debate their chloride options this week when the local sanitation district meets to discuss the extension Wednesday.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Signal

  2. Chloride Copper Mine developer still pursuing plan

    A company seeking to re-open the Chloride Copper Mine says it's still pursuing the project even though the firm has run into financial difficulties.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KTAR 92.3 Phoenix

  3. Calcium Chloride Market Scrutinized by Merchant Research & Consulting in Topical Report Now Available at ...

    The global calcium chloride production witnessed stable growth in 2009-2012 and reached at 3.47 million tonnes in 2012. North America is an unrivalled market leader, accounting for around a half of the overall calcium chloride production.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Sodium, chloride, potassium and water -- that's [mostly] what is coming out in sweat," said Marshall Brain, the founder of the website howstuffworks.com. "There isn't some magic sweat gland filtering out toxins through the skin."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Marshall Brain Source: Sun-Sentinel

  2. "He's dying now, because his oxygen's cut off. He can't breathe," Kevorkian explained. "So now, I'll quickly inject the potassium chloride to stop the heart."
    on Jun 3, 2007 By: Jack Kevorkian Source: WJZ

  3. "If you go down south, the Red River Chloride Project is really a huge one particularly for Southwest Oklahoma," Inhofe said. "It allows them to use the water from the Red River for irrigation and also for drinking water. ...... If they don't...
    on Feb 21, 2008 By: James Inhofe Source: Midwest City Sun

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